December 27, 2021, 12:00 pmMODA, 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA
For Youth Ages 11-17 This IN PERSON workshop is for youth ages 11-17. Face masks required for all participants. Looking for the perfect gift for the young adventurer(s) in your life? Give them the opportunity to design, build, and customize their own skateboard! In this 3 hour, action-packed studio, young designers will assemble and customize their own skateboards right here at the museum. MODA will supply a skateboard deck, wheels, trucks, grip tape, and materials for creating custom skateboard graphics. While we work, we’ll discuss the origins, history and basics of skateboarding, best safety practices, different skating “styles,” and more! When the class is over, young designers will have a board of their own they can ride!
Students Will Learn: How skateboarding got started and how skate decks became sites of visual expression for skateboarders the class How to build a skateboard including how all the parts fit together, how to customize the board to fit your needs, and how to make adjustments as necessary Ways of applying graphics to your board including stencil making and paint marker art How to apply grip tape and create cool patterns with it How to maintain your skateboard
*PLEASE NOTE - This class does not involve a skating lesson or practice time of any kind. Skating is an incredibly fun, empowering, and diverse sport, but must be practiced safely. Wipe-outs are inevitable! For more information on proper safety equipment, check out these links: Helmets, Pads, Shoes.
Tuition: Cost per participant is $125. Scholarships are available if cost is prohibitive. Please email email@example.com for information. Instructor: Thomas Hayes recently graduated NYU with a degree in sustainable urban design. His specialties include sustainability + climate change and green activism. He is also an avid skater and gardener! Prior to attending NYU he worked for the University of Miami's Rosensteil School, researching the Atlantic Sailfish. He also has over 8 years of coaching experience in both archery and rowing.
What To Bring: All materials will be provided. Face masks required for all participants.
Cancellation Policy: Registration for this design studio closes one hour before the studio begins. If the studio has less than three students registered, MODA reserves the right to cancel the studio, especially if it’s a studio that includes peer-to-peer collaboration. These studios are great ways for for friends to meet and learn together virtually! If we have to cancel, we will contact you at least 24 hours before the studio. Participants may cancel up to 5 business days in advance for a refund of 60% of the total cost or elect to donate their entire fee as a 100% tax deductible gift to the museum. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Want help choosing a studio? Please message us and we’ll help you build a custom curriculum for your learner.
Bright from the Start Exemption: This program is not licensed by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and is not required to be licensed. Bright from the Start does not regulate or routinely inspect this program. For additional information, go to www.decal.ga.gov or call 404.657.5562.
Special Needs: Young designers with different styles of learning or special learning needs are welcome in MODA education programs. We will be able to most effectively help your young designer learn and enjoy this experience if we know about those needs. Please email email@example.com with questions or information. Loca
tion 1315 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA, 30309
United States Ho
urs Mon: Closed
Weds: 12p - 7p
Thurs: 12p - 7p
Fri: 12p - 7p
Sat: 12p - 7p
Sun: 12p - 7p
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